2013 Challenges

 

Reading Challenge Addict – Incomplete

The goal is In Flight: 11-15 Challenges (Entered & Completed)

Entered:

  1. 2013 Men in Uniform Reading Challenge
  2. The Telling Tales Challenge 2013
  3. TBR Double Dog Dare
  4. Foodie’s Read 2013
  5. In Death Reading Challenge – Perpetual
  6. Free Reads 2013
  7. 2013 Mystery/Crime Reading Challenge
  8. 50 States Challenge 2013
Completed

  1. 2013 Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge
  2. 2013 Romantic Suspense Reading Challenge
  3. What’s in a Name 6: Sign Up
  4. 2013 Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge
  5. 2013 Ebook Challenge Sign-up
  6. 2013 Just for Fun Reading Challenge
  7. 2013 Mount TBR Reading Challenge
  8. Color Coded Challenge 2013
  9. 2013 Monthly Mix-Up Mania
  10. 2013 A – Z Reading Challenge

2013 Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge – Complete

Runs January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013

The goal is to read at least 10 contemporary romance novels.

  1. Into the Dark
  2. The Ugly Step-sister Strikes Back
  3. Three Sisters
  4. New Bay, The Complete Series
  5. Ladd Springs
  6. Better Than Chocolate
  7. Baby Out of the Blue
  8. All He Ever Dreamed
  9. Trumped Up Charges
  10. The Gingerbread House

2013 Romantic Suspense Reading Challenge – Complete

Runs January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013
The goal is to read 13 romantic suspense novels in ‘13.

  1. Into the Dark
  2. Trumped Up Charges 
  3. The Ryn
  4. The Remedy
  5. Hotshot
  6. The Dauntless Miss Wingrave
  7. Cornerstone
  8. The Heiress’s Homecoming
  9. Fired Up
  10. The Wife Campaign
  11. Ladd Springs
  12. Knowing
  13. Audrey’s Guide to Black Magic
  14. Take Me Home for Christmas

2013 Men in Uniform Reading Challenge – incomplete

Runs January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013
The goal is to read as many novels that feature men in uniform as you’d like.
My Level: Lieutenant – Read 6-10 men in uniform novels

  1. Into the Dark
  2.  

 

The Telling Tales Challenge 2013 – incomplete

Any genre counts as long as it is in some way related to fairy-tale and/or mythology.
The goal is Prince Charming – read 15 books

  1. The Ugly Step-sister Strikes Back
  2. The Cinderella Search 
  3. Rapunzel Untangled
  4. The Ryn
  5. The Remedy
  6. Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths
  7. Mankind: The Story of All of Us Vols 1 & 2
  8. Rick & Wylie’s Fantastical, Magical Adventures

 

TBR Double Dog Dare – Incomplete

From 1/1/13 until 4/1/13 I’ll be reading only those books which I already own or have requested. I will make an exception of only 2 books per month that I did not receive or request before 12/31/12.

Well, this SO didn’t happen!

 

Foodie’s Read 2013 – Incomplete

A food book is a book which is centered around food and/or drinks. That could be a cookbook, a food biography or memoir, a non-fiction book focused around a specific food, wine, chef or restaurant. Also allowed is a fictional story in which food plays a major role.
The goal is Sous-Chef: 9 to 13 books

  1. Better Than Chocolate
 The Sugar Cookie Sweetheart Swap

The Gingerbread House

Better Than Chocolate

Grape Bubblegum

 

 

2013 Just for Fun Reading Challenge — Complete

January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013
12 books in 12 months JUST FOR FUN!!!!!!!!!!
You Must Read One Book For Fun Each Month.

Jan — The Ugly Step-Sister Strikes Back

Feb — The Importance of Being Wicked

Mar — Three Sisters

Apr — Better Than Chocolate

May — A Wedding Date in Hot Springs, Arkansas

June — Two of a Kind

July — Swept Away

August — Hotshot

September — Christmas on 4th Street

October — The Substitute Guest

November — Christmas in Snowflake Canyon

December — The Wife Campaign

 

What’s in a Name 6: Sign Up – Complete

January 1 and December 31, 2013, read one book in each of the following categories:

  1. A book with up or down (or equivalent) in the title — Trumped Up Charges
  2. A book with something you’d find in your kitchen in the title — Dinner at Deadman’s
  3. A book with a party or celebration in the title — Lord Stillwell’s Excellent Engagements
  4. A book with fire (or equivalent) in the title — Fired Up
  5. A book with an emotion in the title – Condemn Me Not
  6. A book with lost or found (or equivalent) in the title — Back From the Dead


2013 Mount TBR Reading Challenge – Complete

January 1 to December 31, 2013
Read Books on your TBR list that were purchased/received prior to 1/1/13.

My Level:  Mount Blanc: Read 24 books from your TBR pile/s

  1. A Boy called Duct Tape
  2. Better Than Chocolate
  3. Lord Stillwell’s Excellent Engagements 
  4. The Importance of Being Wicked
  5. Three Sisters
  6. All He Ever Dreamed
  7. Border Bride
  8. Rainbow Cottage
  9. Rescuing Christmas
  10. The Winter Letter
  11. The Substitute Guest
  12. Lily Robbins, MD
  13. The Dauntless Miss Wingrave
  14. Hotshot
  15. The Wedding Renewal in Sweetwater, Tx
  16. Mankind
  17. Is it me or my Adrenals
  18. Border Bride
  19. Three Sisters
  20. Two of a Kind
  21. Swept Away
  22. Daughter of Jerusalem
  23. Fired Up


Color Coded Challenge 2013 – Complete

January 1 to December 31, 2013
*Read nine books – one from each of the following categories.

  1. “Blue” — Baby out of the Blue
  2. “Red” – Fired Up
  3. “Yellow” –  Sandcastle Bay
  4. “Green” – Zombie-Kids Go Green
  5. “Brown” – The Gingerbread House
  6. “Black” — Audrey’s Guide to Black Magic
  7. “White” – Seriously, Snow White Was So Forgetful
  8. A book with any other color in the title – Grape Bubblegum
  9. A book with a word that implies color  – Rainbow Cottage

Host: Book Dragon
Level: Read for ea letter (74 Books)
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2012 Monthly Mix-up Mania – Complete

Host: The happily ever after…
Read 12+ ‘In Death’ Novels in 2012
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In Death Reading Challenge – Perpetual

2010
2011
2012:
2013:
Next Up:
  • Promises in Death, 28
  • Kindred in Death, 29
  • Missing in Death, 29.5
  • Fantasy in Death, 30
  • Indulgence in Death, 31
  • Possession In Death, 31.5
  • Treachery in Death, 32
  • New York to Dallas, 33
  • Chaos in Death, 33.5
  • Celebrity in Death, 34
  • Delusion in Death
  • Calculated in Death
  • Thankless in Death
  • Taken in Death (Mirror, Mirror)

 

2013 A – Z Reading Challenge

The goal is to read one book for each letter of the alphabet. For example: A – The Azalea Assault B- Blue Monday C – Crops and Robbers D – A Deadly Grind etc.

Complete

  • A – Audrey’s Guide to Black Magic
  • B – Border Bride
  • C – The Cinderella Search
  • D – Dinner at Deadman’s
  • E – The Big Exit
  • F – Friendfluence
  • G – Bastion, Guardian of Covington
  • H – Every Hill and Mountain
  • I – Into the Dark
  • J – Your New Job Title is Accomplice
  • K – Kat McGee & The School of Christmas Spirit
  • L – Ladd Springs
  • M – Five Conversations You Must Have with Your Daughter
  • N – Condemn Me Not
  • O – Baby Out of the Blue
  • P – Pandora’s Temple
  • Q – The Bath Quadrille
  • R – The Ryn
  • S – 40 Days with the Savior
  • T – Three Sisters
  • U – The Ugly Step-Sister Strikes Back
  • V – The Christmas Visitor
  • W – The Importance of Being Wicked
  • X – The Big Exit (come on!)
  • Y – Five Years to Live
  • Z – The Zebra Said Shhh

 

2013 Mystery/Crime Reading Challenge

My Level: 25 books = Chief

Incomplete

  1. The Big Exit
  2. Pandora’s Temple
  3. Dinner at Deadman’s
  4. Into the Dark
  5. Dangerous Deception
  6. Knowing
  7. Back from the Dead
  8. A Bullet for Carlos
  9. Trumped Up Charges

 

2013 NetGalley Reading Challenge

My Level = Gold Star – Choose 30+ books to read.

Complete

    1. Christmas Review | The Sugar Cookie Sweetheart Swap
    2. Christmas Review | Plantation Christmas Weddings
    3. Christmas Review | The Texas Rancher’s Marriage
    4. Christmas Review | Miracle Road
    5. Christmas Review | His for Christmas
    6. Christmas Review: The Legend of Holly Claus
    7. Christmas Review | Secret Santa
    8. Review | A Cold Creek Christmas Surprise
    9. Review | David’s Miracle
    10. Christmas Review | Take Me Home for Christmas
    11. Christmas Review | Christmas in Snowflake Canyon
    12. Review | Numbed
    13. Christmas Review | Candlelight Christmas
    14. Christmas Review | Big Sky Christmas
    15. Christmas Review | When Snow Falls
    16. Christmas Review | The Substitute Guest
    17. Christmas Review | The Cowboy’s Christmas Courtship
    18. Christmas Review | Starry Night
    19. Christmas Review | Rescuing Christmas
    20. Christmas Review | A Seaside Christmas
    21. Christmas Review | Sleigh Belles
    22. Christmas Review | Single Dad’s Christmas Miracle
    23. Christmas Review | The Christmas Visitor
    24. Review | What Your Daughter Isn’t Telling You
    25. Review | Fired Up
    26. Christmas Review | The Cowboy’s Christmas Baby
    27. Christmas Review | Christmas on 4th Street
    28. Review: Lily Robbins, M.D.
    29. Review | Matched Pearls
    30. Review | Big Sky Wedding
    31. Review | Ick! Yuck! Eew!: Our Gross American History
    32. Review: The Heiress’s Homecoming
    33. Review: Sea Glass Island
    34. Review | Daughter of Jerusalem
    35. Review: Threads of Love
    36. Review: The Dauntless Miss Wingrave
    37. Review: Hotshot
    38. Review: A Wedding Renewal in Sweetwater,Texas
    39. Review: Return to Sender
    40. Review: The Accidental Prince
    41. Review: Big Sky River
    42. Review: Tempestuous Eden
    43. Review: The Courting Campaign
    44. Review: Awesome Bible Verses Every Kid Should Know
    45. Review: Three Little Words
    46. Review: Swept Away
    47. Review: The Action Bible Handbook
    48. Review: Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths
    49. Review: Crooked Hearts
    50. Review: Texas Wildflowers
    51. Review: The Biggest and Toughest
    52. Review | Mankind: The Story of All of Us Vols 1 & 2
    53. Review: Daniel for Lunch
    54. Review: Starting Now
    55. Review: Out of Sync
    56. Review: The Great Cat Caper
    57. Review: Two of a Kind
    58. Review: Wind Chime Point
    59. Review: Rainbow Cottage
    60. Review: No Matter What
    61. Review: Just One Kiss
    62. Review: What She Wants
    63. Review: Is It Me or My Adrenals?
    64. Review: A Wedding Date in Hot Springs, Arkansas
    65. Review: Austin, Second Chance Cowboy
    66. Review: The Temporary Wife
    67. Review: Sand Castle Bay
    68. Review: Trumped Up Charges
    69. Review: The Body Book
    70. Review: Your New Job Title Is “Accomplice”
    71. Review | Don’t Dangle Your Participle
    72. Review: Border Bride
    73. Review: Five Conversations You Must Have with Your Daughter
    74. Review: The 13-Story Treehouse
    75. Review: Baby Out of the Blue
    76. Review: All He Ever Dreamed
    77. Review: Rapunzel Untangled
    78. Review: Three Sisters
    79. Review: The Enchanted Truth
    80. Review: The Cinderella Search
    81. Review: The Importance of Being Wicked
    82. Review: Food for a Fish
    83. Review: Sketch Monsters
    84. Review: Lord Stillwell’s Excellent Enagements
    85. Review: Seriously, Snow White Was So Forgetful!

 

Free Reads 2013

My Level = So Free – Choose 75 books to read I’m going with 75 because I want to include all of the wonderful picture and children’s books so those great moms I know can find great reads for their favorite kiddos.

Incomplete….

 

50 States Challenge 2013

The goal is to read books that are set in each of the fifty states. Your books can be of any genre and any format.

Incomplete– I know I finished more that this but I lost track…

  • California – The Big Exit
  • Colorado – Knowing
  • Delaware – A Bullet For Carlos
  • Florida – The Ugly Step-Sister Strikes Back
  • Illinois – Every Hill and Mountain
  • Maine – All He Ever Dreamed
  • Massachusetts – Dinner at Deadman’s
  • Missouri – A Boy Called Duct Tape
  • Nevada – Into the Dark
  • New York – Five Years to Live
  • Tennessee – Ladd Springs
  • Texas – Trumped Up Charges
  • Washington – Better Than Chocolate

 

2013 Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge Sign Up

Runs January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013
The goal is to outdo yourself by reading more books in 2013 than you did in 2012.
My Level: Out of breath – Read 6-10 more books

Complete!!

 

2013 Ebook Challenge Sign-up

This challenge will run from Jan 1, 2013 – Dec 31, 2013.
You can move up levels, but no moving down.
My Level: Server – 100 ebooks

Complete!!

  1. Friendfluence
  2. The Big Exit
  3. Pandora’s Temple
  4. Audrey’s Guide to Black Magic
  5. The Ugly Step-sister Strikes Back
  6. Dinner at Deadman’s
  7. Five Years to Live
  8. Into the Dark
  9. Lord Stillwell’s Excellent Engagements
  10. 40 Days with the Savior
  11. Knowing
  12. The Body Book
  13. Dangerous Deception
  14. Bastion Guardian of Covington
  15. The Cinderella Search
  16. The Importance of Being Wicked
  17. How Hard Can It Be?
  18. The Complete New Bay Series
  19. Three Sisters
  20. All He Ever Dreamed
  21. Rapunzel Untangled
  22. Five Conversations You Must Have With Your Daughter
  23. Every Hill and Mountain
  24. Ladd Springs
  25. Border Bride
  26. The Ryn
  27. The Remedy
  28. Trumped Up Charges
  29. The Gingerbread House